Businesses opening or coming soon in The Woodlands and more Houston-area news

JD Sports will open a new store at The Woodlands Mall this August. (Kelly Schafler/Community Impact Newspaper)
JD Sports will open a new store at The Woodlands Mall this August. (Kelly Schafler/Community Impact Newspaper)

JD Sports will open a new store at The Woodlands Mall this August. (Kelly Schafler/Community Impact Newspaper)

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The Woodlands

ROUNDUP: 7 business openings, other announcements around The Woodlands area

See the most recent business news from The Woodlands.

Husband-and-wife team find The Woodlands ideal for their custom bin-cleaning service, Blazing Bins



Following 16 years of military service, Spring resident Richard Shubin said he was struggling to find employment before he eventually decided to work for himself, leading to the October 2018 creation of a trash bin cleaning service he owns and operates with his wife, Chasstidy Shubin.

Free COVID-19 testing site to open at Sterling Ridge Park and Ride in The Woodlands this week

A new COVID-19 testing site will operate in The Woodlands through the end of this week, the Montgomery County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management announced.

See 'Ibis,' the newest outdoor art sculpture in The Woodlands, and walk through a guide of 11 more

Howard Hughes Corp. announced Aug. 6 that "Ibis," Creekside Park Village Green's latest art installation, has been officially revealed, bringing the total number of outdoor art installations across The Woodlands up to 80 once four new art benches are installed this fall.

Sugar Britches Cafe on FM 1488 serves sweet, savory twists on Southern cuisine

Sugar Britches Cafe owners John Irwin and Carlie Saranthus said they opened their new eatery and coffee bar north of The Woodlands this year to share their take on traditional breakfast fare and Southern-style cooking.

Heights-River Oaks-Montrose

Family-owned International Billiards marks 80 years in Houston

Over 80 years, International Billiards has proven to be resilient.

“We’ve been hit before, so the virus is just another storm we’ll weather through,” owner Kim Morrison Murdock said.

The virus has put a damper on walk-ins, but the store’s crew has adapted to offer sales and service by phone, text and a website chat feature. And with more people stuck at home, Murdock said, pool tables are getting new attention as parents look for ways to bring the family together.

Cy-Fair

New Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union branch opens at Boardwalk at Towne Lake

Officials with Cy-Fair Federal Credit Union confirmed its newest branch opened for appointments beginning Aug. 10 at the Boardwalk at Towne Lake, 9915 Barker Cypress Road, Ste. 160, Cypress.

Conroe-Montgomery

Conroe Family Dentistry now open at new location

Conroe Family Dentistry opened at its new location at 1362 Wilson Road, Conroe, on Aug. 3. Office Manager Traci Wood previously told Community Impact Newspaper the new office would relocate from 1517 Wilson Road, Conroe, in the spring.

Andrew Christman, Matt Dulin, Ben Thompson, Andy Li and Danica Lloyd contributed to this report.



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A coronavirus vaccine is given at Memorial Hermann's mass vaccine clinic Feb. 26. (Andrew Christman/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Snow covers I-45 in Houston during a winter storm that hit Texas the night of Feb. 14. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
Legislators probe energy officials over power failures, lack of preparation heading into winter storm

The Texas Legislature held hearings Feb. 25 with energy companies including Oncor Electric Delivery and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas in response to last week’s historic winter storm, which left millions of Texans without electricity for days.

The Woodlands Township board of directors met Feb. 24 to discuss items including winter storm recovery and a financial report. (Screenshot via The Woodlands Township)
The Woodlands officials criticize county officials over CARES Act funds management; commissioner fires back

The Woodlands Township board of directors criticized Montgomery County's methods of allocating federal coronavirus aid at the board's Feb. 24 meeting, calling the $244,000 the township received a "slap in the face."

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Harris County ESD No. 11 commissioners met for a meeting Feb. 25. (Courtesy Cypress Creek EMS)
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Winter Storm Uri led to closures across the Greater Houston area during the third week of February. (Courtesy Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County)
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Gracie Barra The Woodlands relocated to a new training center on Richards Road earlier this year. (Courtesy Gracie Barra The Woodlands)
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